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Kenyan farmers take “field days” online amid COVID-19 outbreak

Between March and May in Kenya, farmers' events are usually at the peak, with various agro-input suppliers, trainers and government institutions organizing exhibitions for...
Covid Medical Supplies

Mauritania’s COVID-19 cases rise to 40

Mauritania on Saturday reported 11 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number to 40. Ten cases were detected in Nouakchott...
online shopping

Namibian transnational traders remain optimistic amid COVID-19 pandemic

By Ndalimpinga Iita Early this year, Maria Siegfried's venture of trading with items ordered online from China was at its peak. "I had...
People run out of a building due to a fire in Johannesburg, South Africa, April 16, 2020. (Photo by Yeshiel/Xinhua)

Zambia repatriates citizens stranded in South Africa

The Zambian government on Saturday began the process of repatriating its citizens stranded in South Africa. The Zambian embassy in South Africa...
Wpid Money Growth

Chinese firms join Zambian transport industry for economic growth

Zambia is a landlocked country in Africa and the logistic and transport industry is receiving the most investment to meet the high demand for...

Namibia: Inflation to remain subdued in 2020

A researcher from PSG Namibia, a Namibian financial services firm, said on Saturday that Namibia's average inflation rate is expected to remain subdued in...

More than 3,700 in Angola lose jobs due to COVID-19

At least 3, 728 workers had lost their jobs in the last two months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Teresa Rodrigues Dias, Minister of...

Volta Region records second COVID-19 death

Volta Region has recorded its second COVID-19 death, a highly placed source confirmed to the Ghana News Agency on Saturday. ...

Dr Chambas calls for concerted efforts to combat COVID-19

Dr Mohamed Ibn Chambas, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel...

COVID-19: Chambas urges political actors to seek consensus on elections

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, political actors have been urged to seek for consensus in addressing the disruptions to political processes involving elections. Dr Mohamed...

The “infodemic” contagion in the midst of a pandemic

As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) slit through all continents across the globe in the last four months, the world’s population is gripped with fear...
Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital

KATH sets up COVID-19 testing laboratory

The Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), Ghana’s second largest health referral facility, has completed the setting up of a COVID-19 (coronavirus) disease testing laboratory. This...
Ghanaians In Edmonton Donate To Covid Fund

Ghanaians in Edmonton donate $20,000 to COVID-19 Fund

The Ghana Friendship Association of Edmonton in Canada has donated $20, 000 to Ghana’s COVID-19 Trust Fund. The donation is to aid in the fight...

COVID-19: survivors need our support not stigmatization – NCCE

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has said people who recover from the coronavirus disease need the love and support of the society...
Lady Jay

Top Ghanaian vocalist Lady Jay drops heartwarming video amidst Coronavirus pandemic

The novel Coronavirus pandemic has cost the world many lives and top Ghanaian songstress Lady Jay is seeking to change the narrative thereby creating...

NCCE’s low resources; Major threat to the fight against COVID-19

“We were able to share with our staff GHC100.00 per district to undertake their works,” Ms Josephine Nkrumah, the Chairperson of the National...
Ghana Health Services (GHS)

GHS provides details of 28 persons who died from COVID-19

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has provided details of the 28 persons who have so far succumbed to the COVID-9 disease in the country. The...
Madina Mp Donates Food Items To Needy

Madina MP donates food items to needy

Mr Boniface Saddique, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Madina in the Greater Accra Region, has donated bags of rice, gallons of cooking oil,...
Nana Frimpomaa Sarpong

Election 2020 test of Ghana’s democratic credentials – Nana Frimpomaa-Sarpong

Nana Akosua Frimpomaa-Sarpong, Election 2012 Vice Presidential Candidate of the Convention Peoples Party (CPP), on Saturday tagged Election 2020 as a test for Ghana’s...
Ghana Revenue Authority

No new taxes on power consumption – GRA

The Ghana Revenue Authority says there are no plans to introduce new taxes to be levied on power consumption, especially in the midst of...
Social Organisations Ppe

Genser Energy, ABSA donate PPE to Kumasi South Hospital

Genser Energy Ghana Limited, an independent power producer in partnership with ABSA (bank), has donated various Personal Protective Equipment valued 80,000 dollars to the...
Health Covid Donation

Hotel donates GH₵120,000 worth of Covid-19 items to UWRCC

The Royal Cosy Hills Hotel (Jirapa Dubai) has donated hand washing equipment and other materials worth GH₵120,000.00 to the Upper West Regional Coordinating...
Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia

No changes have been made to the benchmark value policy – GRA

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) says no changes have been made to the Benchmark Value Policy (discount policy) and that it continues to be...

No voluntary testing for COVID-19 now-Dr Badu Sarkodie

Voluntary testing for COVID-19 is currently not part of Ghana’s protocols, and so Ghanaians need to make do with the available guidelines for the...

Court dismisses Crispod Limited’s appeal for time over Auditor-General’s surcharge

The Finance and Economic Crime Court (High Court Division) has dismissed an application for an extension of time filed by Crispod Limited to...
Deputy Minister Of Health Dr Bernard Oko Boye

Stigmatization is not needed in COVID-19 war- Okoe-Boye

The stigmatization of persons who have recovered from COVID-19 and the insistence by some groups will not help win the war against the pandemic,...
Social Ngo Donation

NGO, Ghana Association of Bankers donates to needy families

Humanity First, a Non-Governmental Organization, in collaboration with the Ghana Association of Bankers (GAB), have donated 500 family food packs, valued at GH¢7,050.00 to...
Suaman Dce

Suaman DCE commends GPRTU for complying with social distancing protocols

The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Suaman in the Western North Region, Mr Christian Baah, has applauded the Suaman branch of the Ghana Private...

Bibiani Traders refuse to observe protocols despite education on COVID 19

The Public Health Emergency Committee and Market Management Team in the Bibiani Municipal Assembly, have embark on an inspection exercise in the Bibiani market...
Mp Donates Furniture To Bibiani Anhwiaso Bekwai Education Directorate

MP donates furniture to Bibiani Anhwiaso Bekwai Education Directorate

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Bibiani- Anhwiaso –Bekwai Constituency, Mr Kingsley Aboagye-Gyedu has donated 2,135 pieces of furniture to the Bibiani-...